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Pennsylvania woman, who almost became a nun, celebrates 100th great-grandchild

Added 08-12-22 02:18:02am EST - “"I wanted to have a big family," she told a news station in 2015. "I think it's difficult being an only child ?" it's lonely."” - Nypost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nypost.com: “Pennsylvania woman, who almost became a nun, celebrates 100th great-grandchild”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Marguerite Koller, who is 99, welcomed her 100th great-grandchild into the supersized family recently just as she closes in on 100-years-old herself.

Making the feat even more incredible, she almost became a nun before she instead chose to marry her husband William in 1942 right before World War II, according to NBC 10 Philadelphia.

ā€œIā€™m just thinking how lucky I am,ā€ said Koller, who lives in Blue Bell right outside of Philly.

“I figured I wanted 12 but after I started to have them, I wasn’t sure I wanted that many,ā€ Koller told WPVI in 2015.

Oddly an only child herself, Koller said in 2015 she applied for the convent as a junior in high school, but her future husband of 66 years persuaded her out of it.

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